Growing expectation UK will trigger Article 16 over Brexit dispute- RTE

A disused former customs hut is seen on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in Carrickcarnon, Ireland

There is a growing expectation that Britain will trigger Article 16, a clause which allows for unilateral action if the Northern Irish Protocol, governing post-Brexit trade with the EU, is deemed to be having a negative impact, RTE reported on Friday.

“Article 16 update: growing expectation that the UK will trigger. Much more intense discussion in the European Commission about how the EU shd respond,” RTE Europe Editor Tony Connelly wrote on Twitter.

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